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Please join us at our 7th Annual Laura and Richard Kretschmer Service Award Gala. The event raises critical funds to extend healthcare access for services and treatments of communication disorders and deafness to patients with low incomes and wealth. Please consider a sponsorship or gift to recognize this year’s honorees.

Phyllis Breen

Nancy Fluharty

Carol Leslie

Jo-Anne Prendeville

University of Cincinnati
College of Allied Health Sciences
Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders

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When: Thursday, May 11, 2023
University of Cincinnati, Tangeman University Center – Great Hall
2766 UC Main Street, Cincinnati, OH 45221
Complimentary valet parking will be available.
Reception begins at 6 PM, dinner at 7 PM

This special evening is an extraordinary opportunity to recognize our honorees who exemplify the passion and commitment we strive to achieve every day. Your support enables us to offer services to services and treatment for communication disorders and deafness to anyone, regardless of their ability to pay.

Please join us in celebrating our honorees and advancing communication equity, access, and inclusion for everyone with communication disorders and deafness.

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Presenting Sponsor – $15,000

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Diamond Sponsor – $7,500

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Gold Sponsor – $5,000

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Silver Sponsor – $2,500

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Bronze Sponsor – $1,500

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Purchase your dinner ticket(s) to the event.

Patron Tickets (2 tickets and listing in program)- $500

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Individual Ticket- $150

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Place an advertisement or congratulatory message in our Gala Program.

Full Page Ad – $600

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Half Page Ad – $450

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Quarter Page Ad – $300

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Unable to attend? Please consider a donation.


Laura and Richard Kretschmer Service Award Honorees

Established in 2017, The Laura and Richard Kretschmer Service Award celebrates excellence in volunteerism. Drs. Laura and Richard Kretschmer exemplify dedication and selflessness in their support of our mission of supporting individuals to overcome obstacles to communication.

Previous Honorees

2022 – Susan Haumesser

2021 – Donna Mayerson, Ph.D.

2020 – Cincinnati Bell, Inc. Brian Keating, and Kevin Murray

2019 – The Shank Family, Robert, Lynn, Mady, Emma, and Nick

2018 – Bob Dehner

2017 – David Haffner